These features made cars better back in the day, and we want them back!
What can you do about the lack of hidden fillers? Get a five-door Focus and start showing off!
If Toyota could do it, so can others!
Modern manuals are accurate enough to make sure you don't miss those gears, but these cost almost nothing and make all the difference.
Cadillac's latest interiors are getting really nice, but they should look back a bit and accept that this is the way to do it. And how about...
We can have power everything nowadays. So why not this?
Suggested By: Captain Pedantic, AWAY!
Simple, light, efficient, reliable. Clever.
They served a purpose and made no harm. Just ask this guy!
The fact is that these could make a comeback even in the age of our super safe A-pillars. A switched off A/C safes lots of fuel.
It's not just that it's so much easier and cheaper to mass-produce parts that never can be fixed. Here's a story on why a rebuildable alternator was a great idea even if car makers want you to buy a whole new part now every time some small replaceable part wears out.
Also, having a car that you yourself fix makes you feel better.
Aerodynamics and pedestrian safety? I DON'T CARE. Pop up headlights are my heroin, and I'm sorry to fail you again, holy logic!
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